Out & About: April 8-14

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WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: Out TV personalities and longtime friends CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Bravo talk-show host Andy Cohen team up for an intimate evening titled “Deep Talk and Shallow Tales,” which includes a live Q&A, 8 p.m. April 9 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-790-5847.Arts & Literature

 

1776: The Musical

The Media Music Theatre Company presents the historical musical comedy set when our country was on the brink of declaring independence April 13-May 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.

 

Allowed to Love

Muse Gallery presents an exhibition by Philadelphia artist Carolyn Cohen featuring a series of portraits of activists, artists and others within the LGBTQ community through April 30, 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310.

 

Always … Patsy Cline

Walnut Street Theatre presents the stories of laughter and heartache that brought together a housewife and a legendary country singer through July 3 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

An American in Paris

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs April 8-10 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.

 

Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the U.S., 1940–60

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the variety of ways in which artists in the 1940s and ’50s pushed the boundaries of printmaking through July 24, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

The musical based on the children’s book about a young girl learning to love the skin she’s in, through April 16 at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddesses

The Michener Art Museum hosts an exhibition of works by Philadelphia-based artist Trostle Brigham featuring seven self-portraits in which she takes the guise of artists of the past through May 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

International Pop

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition chronicling pop art’s emergence as a global movement, migrating from the United Kingdom and the United States to Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Japan, through May 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Jon Lovitz

The comedian from “Saturday Night Live” performs April 14-16 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Look Closer: The Work of Michael Newman and Stuart Alter

The William Way LGBT Community Center presents a special exhibition of abstract paintings through April 29, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.

 

Mitch Fatel

The comedian performs through April 9 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.

 

Neil Simon’s Rumors

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the classic farce through April 17, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-313-1575.

 

Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion

The Michener Art Museum hosts a display of approximately 30 dressed forms and additional accessories spanning a century of high fashion through June 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

 

Plays of/for a Respirateur

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation by Joseph Kosuth that includes a selection of his work along with a group of seminal works by Marcel Duchamp through the fall, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.

 

Peter and the Starcatcher

Walnut Street Theatre presents the grown-up’s prequel to “Peter Pan” through May 1, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.

 

Rain Pryor

The comedian performs 8 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.

 

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‘$HOTS’ FIRED!: Puscifer, the experimental alternative/art-rock group fronted by Tool and A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan, brings its tour in support of its latest album, “Money $hot,” to the area 8 p.m. April 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.

Music

The Cult

The rock band performs 8:30 p.m. April 8 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.

 

The Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair

The alt-rock stars perform 8 p.m. April 8 at Tower Theatre, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

 

Santana

The legendary rock guitarist performs 8 p.m. April 9 at Tower Theatre, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.

 

They Might Be Giants

The band performs 8 p.m. April 10 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

 

A Tribute to The Beatles in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Revolver

Local performers celebrate the Beatles’ classic album 7:30 p.m. April 15 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

 

Nightlife

Lydia’s Birdcage

Lydia Kuntmoore hosts a drag show 9 p.m.-2 a.m. April 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.

 

The Kinsey Sicks

The drag-a-pella group performs 8 p.m. April 9 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.

 

Stark Naked: A Burlesque Tribute to Game of Thrones

The fantasy-themed burlesque show, 9 p.m. April 9 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.

 

Paige Turner: Confessions Of An Unnatural Blonde

New York’s comedy queen comes to town 8 p.m. April 15 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.

 

Outta Town

The Kinsey Sicks: Electile Dysfunction

The drag-a-pella group performs 7:30 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Miss Hope Springs

London’s queen of cabaret makes her first visit to the U.S. 7:30 p.m. April 15 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.

 

Frank Caliendo

The comedian from “Mad TV” performs 9 p.m. April 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.

 

Stop Making Sense

The Talking Heads concert film is screened 9:45 p.m. April 15 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.